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Table 5 Performance of the PELOD-2 score on day 1, according to patients’ reason for admission

From: Performance of the PEdiatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 score in critically ill children requiring plasma transfusions

  Respiratory Cardiac surgery with bypass Elective surgery Septic shock Renal failure
Number of patientsa 143 133 107 65 45
Mortality rate 54 (38 %) 19 (14 %) 9 (8 %) 21 (32 %) 19 (42 %)
PELOD-2 (median, IQR) 8 (6–11) 7 (5–9) 6 (5–8) 8 (6–12) 8 (6–10)
AUC (95 % CI) 0.76 (0.68–0.85) 0.75 (0.62–0.88) 0.80 (0.62–0.97) 0.77 (0.66–0.89) 0.69 (0.53–0.85)
Hosmer–Lemeshow test p = 0.99 p = 0.23 p = 0.17 p = 0.27 p = 0.39
  1. PELOD-2 score PEdiatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction-2 score, IQR interquartile range, AUC area under receiver the operating characteristic curve
  2. aPatients could be categorized into more than one reason of admission